Laser, IPL, radiofrequency and ultrasound treatments are in rapid, constant development and can be used for a wide range of desirable outcomes.
The Norup Clinic provides a variety of laser treatments that she has carefully researched and found safe based on substantial scientific research. Lasers are powerful and potential tools for both desirable as well as undesirable changes. Therefore all our treatments are carried out by The Norup Clinic, who has a great deal of experience and a medical laser certification. The Norup Clinic, furthermore, has Care Quality Commission certification in this field.
Prices per one treatment may vary around the country but what matters most is that the outcome is reached by performing the least treatments in the safest way, giving the best outcome – at the most reasonable price.
Cosmetic flaws may be caused by hereditary, medication, pregnancy or environmental factors. Yet most vascular and pigmented lesions are ideal candidates for non-invasive AFT pulsed light treatments. The widest range of benign vascular lesions can be safely and effectively treated with IPL. In addition, pigmented lesions and sun damage can also be treated successfully. The selective pulsed light energy is precisely absorbed by the target areas, without damaging the healthy skin. Selectively heating and closing off blood vessels, AFT pulsed light reduces the lesions, while sparing nearby tissue from injury.
With pigmented lesions, the light energy heats the melanin in the lesion and causes it to fragment.
The melanin fragments are then absorbed by the body and eliminated. By providing smooth,
consistent light pulses, the energy delivered to the skin is gentle and effective. The aim of the
treatment is to improve the overall complexion.
Infra Red Laser treatment is a soft and safe treatment, generally for skin tightening but it works well in conjunction with other treatments for other conditions.
Pixelated Erbium Yag - also called Pixel - is a laser treatment, which improves the quality of the skin such as the texture, tone and wrinkles. It also diminishes brown spots or pigmentation problems but that is not the primary reason for the treatment. The procedure helps restore your skin to a healthier and fresher-looking state.
The procedure is carried out with relatively little pain. Downtime, or the time it takes for your skin to revert to an appearance that is acceptable for normal day-to-day life, depends on the level of treatment carried out, but it is days rather than weeks.
If repeated the treatment can provide a considerable overall improvement on your skin without a lot of pain or prolonged downtime.
The treatment consists of a pixelated (dotted) Erbium Yag laser. Laser is light and light is heat, which effects different targets in the skin. In this case it causes vaporisation at whatever depth and width that is desired, meaning that the treatment intensity can be adjusted to individual needs. Historically skin resurfacing was performed at 100% over the skin surface, but recently only fractions or pixels of your skin are treated at a time, leaving untouched skin to help a faster recovery.
The pixel treatment creates numerous small thermal spots which represent small burn columns in the skin, known as micro-thermal zones, which remove the old superficial epidermal cells and may penetrate deep into the dermis where it causes the fibroblasts to generate collagen and elastin. The treatment then triggers the body’s natural healing process, stimulating growth of new, healthy and tighter tissue which has a more even tone and looks plumper and less wrinkled. It helps reverse the ageing process.
As new skin replaces the old skin, you will peel or shed the dead skin. This is a sign that healing is underway. This will last a few days depending on the depth of the treatment, during which it is important to moisturise and exfoliate as well as using sun protection. Your skin will start looking better after about a week and will steadily continue to improve over several months.
Yes, to a degree. Pixel skin resurfacing is experienced by most patients as bearable. There is no need for anaesthetic cream. The skin is very red, tight and it stings to the touch on the day of the treatment and the next day. On the third day the skin reverts to a more normal colour and is not as sensitive to touch. On day four and five it feels rough and it starts shedding the dead skin. Generally on day five the skin will begin to look better and will start to have a more fresh look around day seven. This scenario is variable though, depending on which area has been treated and the severity of the treatment.
Erbium Yag can be used on most skin types and anywhere on the body. It can be performed on rough or delicate skin such as neck, décolletage, hands and eyelids for skin tone, large pores, skin rejuvenation, wrinkles and scars, or pigmentation. Suntanned skin cannot be treated and likewise sun exposure post-treatment is prohibited.
Pixelated Erbium Yag is especially effective for:
Improved skin texture (for uneven waffled skin appearance)
Improved skin tone
Improved skin colour and removed red scar marks after spots
Improved pore size
Improved uneven pigment and superficial capillaries
Improved scarring and stretch marks
Reduced acne scarring
Reduced age spots and brown spots
Reduced wrinkles and lines
Improved wrinkles and loose skin around the eyes
Improved wrinkles and loose skin on the neck
Individual pain thresholds may vary and so some clients may experience more pain or heat than others. The skin has been deprived of its protective layer and so any UV exposure will cause skin damage. The pigment in the skin may, in some cases, react with either an over-production or by not being able to produce pigment at all. There may be some bruising and swelling around sensitive areas such as under or above eyes or upper lip. It may cause outbreaks of cold sores and, if the skin is being contaminated by touching with an infectious agent, it may develop an unpleasant infection.